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Kids' Adventure-Ready Backpack

Instill a love of nature and the great outdoors in kids with this easy-to-create fabric backpack filled with fun tools for little explorers.

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Create Sifter

Remove glass and backing of picture frame. Cut window screen to the size of frame and staple window screen to empty frame.

Create Nature Press

Using craft paint or paint pens, embellish luan squares. Using wood square as a template, cut several pieces of cardboard and newsprint to the same size. Alternate pieces of paper and cardboard then sandwich between luan squares. Secure together with bungee cord or large rubber band.

Fill Backpack

Place handmade bug jars, sifter and nature press in backpack and add store-bought items such as a butterfly net, nature log, gloves, compass and anything else to maximize kids' outdoor adventures.

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